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Home Construction Arbitration Rules

Published on July 24, 2018 by Michael Sandner, Litigation Attorney

The American Arbitration Association, commonly referred to as the “AAA” provides numerous structures for dispute resolution.  What many businesses and contractors are unaware of however is that to leverage to the most beneficial set of rules they typically need to be specified in a party’s contract.  All too often, contractors and businesses have formed utilizing “off the rack” documents that simply make generic reference to “Arbitration” without specifying any particular form or forum, or even a specific set of rules.  

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Legally Speaking Health Care Benefits Alert

Published on April 03, 2015 by Paul Routh, Dunlevey, Mahan, and Furry

There have been three major changes with respect to fully insured group health plans in

Ohio. The first two modifications are legislative changes that bring Ohio in line with the

Federal rules and the final one is a change in the Ohio Department of Insurance's

position on spousal coverage. The Federal government also issued some transitional

relief for small employers.

 

1. Change in Definition of Eligible Employee for Small Groups

Ohio requires small employers sponsoring fully insured health plans to offer coverage to

“eligible employees.” Eligible employee is defined as an employee that works, on

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